did they think the cage would actually do something?

#1 Posted by danhimself (22302 posts) - - Show Bio

Seriously? Nick Fury's solution to the Hulk was to try and put him in a cage that if he hit the glass would drop 30,000 feet from the Helicarrier? What did he think that would do? How did he think that would possibly hurt Hulk or Loki and how could Loki think that it would hurt Thor? That was my only problem with the movie. Dropping the Hulk from 30,000 feet would be like us jumping off the couch

#2 Posted by Billy Batson (57784 posts) - - Show Bio
movie logic

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#3 Posted by War Killer (19992 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe that's why they never used it, because they knew it wouldn't work on Hulk but maybe it could still work on weaker, yet still strong, heroes/villains. But to be fair, I doubt S.H.I.E.L.D. knew how strong Thor's hammer was, which managed to even throw Hulk around, and seeing as we never actually saw Hulk in the cage, we'll never know how long it could contain him.

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#4 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3491 posts) - - Show Bio

It would get him out of the carrier. That's the only purpose of the glass cage. Get the Hulk out of the ship.

#5 Posted by cattlebattle (12589 posts) - - Show Bio

Poor writing??

#6 Posted by xybernauts (858 posts) - - Show Bio

I believe the Hulk was simply designed to explain why the cage was on the Helicarrier to begin with. It was a little rough around the edges, but it wasn't that bad. If you want to complain about something complain about Captain America's costume! Technically SHIELD probably doesn't know how strong the Hulk is, no one does, but they have to try and do something. If they ever had to capture Banner/ the Hulk, what would they do, lock him in a room in hand cuffs. Personally i think the cage was meant to transport Banner to another location. A short term solution that included multiple facets that I imagine might include keeping Banner in constant state of sedation. And the cages temporary ability to hold the Hulk might be the carriers last line of defense, designed to hold the Hulk long enough to get him off the Helicarrier quickly get him as Kal'smahboi pointed out.

#7 Posted by kitsokk (82 posts) - - Show Bio

Funny things is that the hulk did fall 30 000 feet and it didn't even scratch him.

#8 Posted by BlackArmor (6134 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm guessing they either didn't know just how invulnerable the Hulk was or that his invulnerability was scaled down significantly to the point where that would hurt him

#9 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3491 posts) - - Show Bio
@lykopis said:

@Kal'smahboi said:

It would get him out of the carrier. That's the only purpose of the glass cage. Get the Hulk out of the ship.

That was my thinking during the movie as well. Getting him IN the cage was the bigger question in my mind...

Maybe it was on the off chance that they captured Banner unconscious? They can't have expected to get the Hulk in there.
#10 Posted by Delphic (1463 posts) - - Show Bio

@Kal'smahboi said:

It would get him out of the carrier. That's the only purpose of the glass cage. Get the Hulk out of the ship.

Seconded

#11 Posted by evilvegeta74 (4521 posts) - - Show Bio

That cage looked like the one from the the Ultimates 2 Dvd that was holding Bruce Banner when the chitauri invaded, or maybe it's just my imagination!

#12 Posted by Mega_spidey01 (3078 posts) - - Show Bio

@evilvegeta74 said:

That cage looked like the one from the the Ultimates 2 Dvd that was holding Bruce Banner when the chitauri invaded, or maybe it's just my imagination!
#13 Posted by War Killer (19992 posts) - - Show Bio
@Kal'smahboi said:
It would get him out of the carrier. That's the only purpose of the glass cage. Get the Hulk out of the ship.
After seeing the movie again with this thought in mind, that's the only logical reason I could think of for the cage. Not to hold the Hulk, just stall him long enough to get him as far away from the Helicarrier as possible. xD
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